Region XVIII Championship Game Roundup: 4/10

first_img Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailMen’s BasketballRICHFIELD, Utah-Deng Dut posted 28 points and 9 assists on 8-15 from the field and KT Raimey added 23 points on 3-6 behind the arc as the Southern Idaho Golden Eagles got past Salt Lake Community College 94-84 at the Sevier Valley Center Saturday to clinch the Region XVIII tournament championship. The Golden Eagles next advance to the NJCAA Tournament April 19-24 at Hutchinson, Kan. Southern Idaho is presently 21-3 and concludes the SWAC portion of its schedule with a 14-2 mark in conference play.Bendji Pierre’s 14 points and 6 rebounds on 5-10 from the field led the Bruins (20-4, 12-4 in SWAC play) in the loss.Snow shooting guard Matt Norman (17.5 points, 3.5 rebounds per game in the tournament made the all-tournament team. He also shot 53 percent (8-15) from behind the arc in the tournament.  Here is the men’s all-tournament team joining Norman as follows:All-Tournament TeamTournament MVP: Deng Dut-Southern Idaho (17.5 points, 7.5 rebounds per game in the tournament)KT Raimey-Southern Idaho (17 points, 4 rebounds per game, 50 percent shooting from the field and the 3-point line in the tournament)Madit Lueeth-Southern Idaho (10 points per game, a perfect 4-4 from the field in the tournament)Marvin Price-SLCC (18 points, 3.5 rebounds per game, 50 percet shooting from the field and 3-point line in the tournament)Jackson Last-SLCC (12.5 points, 5.5 rebounds per game, 70 percet shooting from field, 50 percent from 3-point lie in the tournament)Jesse White-USU-Eastern Utah (15.5 points, 4 rebounds per game)Women’s BasketballRICHFIELD, Utah-Jordan Todd posted 15 points and 6 rebounds on 6-8 shooting as the Southern Idaho Golden Eagles routed Snow 83-57, winning the Region XVIII title Saturday at the Sevier Valley Center.Kaitlin Burgess, who was named the tournament MVP, added 14 points and 6 rebounds for Southern Idaho as the Golden Eagles improved to 19-5 and 12-4 in SWAC play. Burgess averaged 18 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in this tournament for CSI.Danielle Ross had 15 points on 5-10 from the field in defeat for the Badgers, who end the season at 17-7 and 10-6 in SWAC play.Two Badgers were named to the all-region XVIII team. They include freshman guard Kennedy Eskelson, who averaged 12.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game in this tournament and freshman guard/forward Ashlee Edwards (14.3 points, 6.3 rebounds per game in the tournament).Southern Idaho next advances to the NJCAA Championship Tournament April 19-24 at Lubbock, Texas.The all-tournament team for the women is as follows:MVP: Kaitlin Burgess-Southern IdahoAll-Tournament Team:Awa Sidibe-SLCC (24 points, 11 rebounds in the Bruins’ only game of the tournament)Kinlee Toomer-USU-Eastern Utah-(11.5 points, 6.5 rebounds per game, 53 percent shooting from the field, 87 percent shooting from the foul line in the tournament)Courtney Stothard-Southern Idaho (9.5 points per game, 58 percent shooting from the field, 50 percent shooting behind the arc in the tournament)Kennedy Eskelson-Snow (12.3 points, 5.7 rebounds per game in the tournament)Jordan Todd-Southern Idaho (11 points, 6 rebounds per game, 64 percent shooting from the field)Ashlee Edwards-Snow (14.3 points, 6.3 rebounds per game in the tournament) Written bycenter_img April 10, 2021 /Sports News – Local Region XVIII Championship Game Roundup: 4/10last_img read more